From Microsoft Store was removed eight applications for Windows 10. These changes occurred because of detection of covert channels for mining cryptocurrency Monero.
It is known that the income from cryptogamica went into the pocket of the developers of these programs. We are talking about applications Fast-search Lite, Battery Optimizer (Tutorials), VPN Browsers+, Video Downloader for YouTube, Clean Master+ (Tutorials), FastTube, Findoo and Findoo Browser 2019 Mobile & Desktop Search. It is known that the applications developed – DigiDream, 1clean and Findoo. Write about the American media.
The American cyber security company Symantec discovered the malicious applications last month, reports that, according to software code and application-related domains, all eight of the applications were developed by one person or one group, despite the different names.
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According to the technical report by Symantec, all apps worked the same pattern. All download library Google Tag Manager (GTM) in your code, through which subsequently downloaded and uploaded malware as such.
It will be recalled that the February “Tuesday updates” Microsoft has brought Windows 10 patches for 77 vulnerabilities, 20 of which were critical. Correction touched on a variety of products, ranging from Microsoft Edge and ending with Azure IoT SDK. However, the fix is not so large to notice the difference in performance.
We will remind, earlier it was reported that for the past few years, Microsoft tries to make Windows 10 the world’s most popular operating system. However, all attempts only aggravated the situation, and it affects millions of users. However, a major new update for Windows 10 to measure the operating system interface, and will bring together a host of new features and capabilities, many of which have been long awaited by users.
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